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? with the markets closed for the martin luther king, jr., holiday, we bring you this "n.b.r." special edition. tonight, we begin with a look at american innovation today. suzanne pratt has the story. >> reporter: the u.s. has put the world behind the wheel and an iphone in millions of pockets, but we may be losing our competitive edge. some say it's because america's fragile economy is a distraction for corporate america. others point to our inferior infrastructure and sub-par public education. but adam segal, author of "advantage," says the big problem is others are gaining ground. >> we have been kind of running in place for the last three or four years because of the recession, spending on r&d, and big ideas seem to be fairly scarce while china just continues to funnel more and more money into it. >> reporter: still many argue the u.s. will always be extremely competitive because we are the most innovative country in the world. what better place to witness innovation at work than at i.b.m. in westchester county, new york. this is the home of watson, big blue's super computer. watson was cl
are closed for the martin luther king, jr., holiday, so we're looking at american innovation and competitiveness. join us for this "n.b.r." special edition: "u.s. innovation." >> tom: a rebound in the housing market and a multitude of new models may help truck sales to their best year since the financial crisis. new trucks unveiled at the north american international auto show in detroit this week aren't just more powerful, they're also more fuel efficient and loaded with new technology. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: if 2012 was the year of the fuel efficient "green car," 2013 is shaping up to be the year of the truck. the big three-- gm, ford and chrysler-- all are out with new 2013 models or concept pickups that will start hitting showrooms over the next few years. the three are fierce competitors in the full-size pickup segment where profit margins are larger compared to cars. jeffries auto analyst peter nesvold says automakers make $12,000 to $15,000 in profit for each full-size truck they sell. >> to put that into perspective, small cars might be anywhere from $2,0
.s. innovation. it's our special martin luther king junior holiday edition. and, there's more to learn about innovation, on the "n.b.r." website. "nbr-u" has research from harvard on competitiveness topics. it explores the tendency for firms to focus on what's worked in the past, rather than on the needs of the future. just head to: www.nbr.com and look for the "nbr-u" tab. >> tom: that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 17. have a great evening everyone, and you too susie. >> susie: goodnight tom, we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> male announcer: suffering with fatigue, weight gain, and joint pain as you age is simply not necessary. >> we now know that our genes do not determine our health. >> announcer: marcelle pick is a practicing ob/gyn nurse practitioner and women's health expert. she is a best-selling author and cofounded the women to women clinic, where her advice transforms her patients' lives every day. >> you actually have the power to change your
's our special martin luther king junior holiday edition. and, there's more to learn about innovation, on the "n.b.r." website. "nbr-u" has research from harvard on competitiveness topics. it explores the tendency for firms to focus on what's worked in the past, rather than on the needs of the future. just head to: www.nbr.com and look for the "nbr-u" tab. >> tom: that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 17. have a great evening everyone, and you too susie. >> susie: goodnight tom, we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
ahead. i'm harry lin. >> susie: and that's "nightly business report" for monday, january 21, martin luther king, jr. day. have a great evening, everyone. and you, too, tom. >> tom: good night, susie. we'll see you online at www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org cer: (♪ theme music ) (♪) matt elmore: welcome to imagemakers a weekly showcase featuring the best short films from around the world. stay tuned and enjoy the filmmakers of tomorrow today on imagemakers. imagemakers is made possible in part by a grant from: celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image. and by the: (♪) woman talking: so, i wake up this morning (♪) and this guy is in my bed. i'm not quite sure i know him, but, we make some coffee. and we go out for a walk. (♪) (♪) singing: ♪ i see you smile, ♪ i see you there.
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